Other Statements on Petrocultures 2014

Resistance to Fossil Fuel Extraction

  • Defenders of the Land brings together Indigenous resistance to colonialist resource extraction processes across the land currently known as Canada.
  • Confronting the Pipe Dream is a radio series that focuses on interviews with people resisting pipelines across the continent.
  • These include the Unist’ot’en camp in Wet’suwet’en territory/British Columbia;
  • The Tar Sands Blockade, based in Texas and Oklahoma;
  • Swamp Line 9, resisting the Enbridge Line 9 pipeline reversal across eastern Canada and the United States.
  • In Elsipogtog, predominantly Mi’kmaq blockaders have been facing violent reprisals for preventing the exploration of their land for shale gas mining.
  • David Osborn at shares additional links and resources.

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